Assign a keyboard shortcut to a color category

By associating a keyboard shortcut with a color category, you can quickly assign the color category to an item, such as an e-mail message, by selecting the item in your Inbox or another table view and then pressing the keyboard shortcut. You can also use the keyboard shortcut to assign a color category to multiple items at the same time.

  1. On the toolbar of the main Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 window, click Categorize Button image .

  2. At the bottom of the menu, click All Categories.

  3. In the Name list, select the check box for a color category.

  4. In the Shortcut Key list, choose a keyboard shortcut.

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